Who holds the 400m world record?
Steven Gardiner is the reigning Olympic Champion and World Champion. The world indoor record holder is Michael Norman, in 44.52 seconds.
|Athletics 400 metres|
|Men||Michael Johnson 43.18 (1999)|
|Women||Jarmila Kratochvílová 47.99 (1983)|
How old is McLaughlin medalist?
New Jersey’s own Sydney McLaughlin will be honored in her hometown this weekend after taking home two gold medals in this year’s Olympics. The 21-year-old Dunellen native obliterated her own world record in the 400-meter hurdles to win gold and also won gold in the 4×400-meter relay at the Tokyo Olympics.
How many athletes does the country Nauru have competing in the 2021 Olympics?
Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Nauru at the 2020 Summer Olympics|
|Competitors||2 in 2 sports|
|Flag bearers (opening)||Nancy Genzel Abouke Jonah Harris|
|Flag bearer (closing)||Nancy Genzel Abouke|
What is the longest standing Olympic record?
The record for the longest-held Olympic best is held by Bob Beamon (USA) – he achieved 8.90m in the men’s long jump at the 1968 Mexico City games. It was also a world record for just under 23 years, before it was broken by his fellow countryman Mike Powell at the 1991 World Athletics Championships in Tokyo.